Crime & Justice

MGM Resorts sues victims of Las Vegas shooting to dodge liability

Broken windows are seen on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a lone gunman opened fired on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct. 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the music festival.
Broken windows are seen on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a lone gunman opened fired on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct. 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the music festival.
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Dozens were killed and hundreds were injured in a mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip last October. Now MGM Resorts is suing the victims to bring the lawsuit from the state to federal court system, hoping the federal court will be more likely not to find the company liable for the tragedy.